Manuel Locatelli reveals Juventus coach Max Allegri warned the squad ‘it only takes a moment’ to tumble back down after recent wins, so they must be consistent against Zenit.
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“The most important thing is always the team and we are in a good period of form, but as the coach warned us, it only take a second to stumble back down, so we must continue like this and find real consistency to our performances,” Locatelli told Amazon Prime Italia.
“There are three fundamental points up for grabs tonight, we must try to keep winning.”
It is not yet clear whether Juventus are playing with a 4-4-2 or a 4-3-3 formation this evening, so versatility is crucial for Locatelli.
“It depends on how we play and the system. The coach knows my right position for each game, I do whatever he asks me to and always try to give my best.”
The former Sassuolo midfielder was brought in after winning the UEFA EURO 2020 trophy with Italy, where he shared that joy with Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini.
“I was fortunate to have shared that experience with Giorgione and Leo, who are real senators of Juve and give me a hand to settle in here. It’s a fantastic group of players.”